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ABC's THE VIEW & Lifetime to Team for Primetime Election Special, Airing Live 11/8
by TV News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Lifetime is teaming up with ABC's Emmy(R) Award-winning talk show, THE VIEW, for a live 2 1/2 hour primetime edition of the iconic talk show, airing on Election Night, November 8 at 9pm ET/6pm PT. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Ari Roth
by Elliot Lanes - Oct 27, 2016

Today's subject is living his theatre life to the fullest. Ari Roth might be one of the most passionate and outspoken figures working in DC theatre. One thing is clear, he follows his passion and the result is always something extraordinary. (more...)

Introducing Wyng
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016


The Gateway Announces LEGENDS IN CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Straight from Las Vegas, Nevada comes Legends in Concert, the world's greatest live tribute show, at The Gateway in Bellport from November 16-27. This high-energy concert features impressive line-up of tribute acts including David Bowie, Whitney Houston, Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake, Adele, andABBA. Tickets start at $59 and are available online at or by contacting the Box Office at (631) 286-1133. (more...)

Tony Award-Winning Thriller SLEUTH at MTC MainStage This November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Music Theatre of Connecticut MainStage, Fairfield County's professional award-winning theatre company, continues its 30th Anniversary Season with a production of the thriller Sleuth. (more...)

Disney Channel's Olivia Stuck in Lythgoe Family Pantos' A SNOW WHITE CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Casting is announced for the Lythgoe Family Panto! (more...)

The Africa Channel to Launch TAC Studios at DISCOP 2016 Johannesburg
by TV News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

The Africa Channel, Inc (TAC) announced today it will officially launch TAC Studios, a production arm of the cable channel, at DISCOP 2016 in Johannesburg from November 2-4. (more...)

Hubbard Street to Present Two World Premieres This November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

 Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, under the artistic direction of Glenn Edgerton, announces today, full programming for Season 39 Fall Series November 17- 20, 2016 at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance. Highlighting the engagement, Hubbard Street Resident Choreographer Alejandro Cerrudo's 15th original work for the company, a world premiere piece by 2013 Guggenheim Fellow and inaugural Harris Theater Choreographer in Residence Brian Brooks as well as the revival of two ensemble works by Ji?i Kylian. (more...)

ABC Rings in the Holidays with Series & Specials All Season Long
by TV News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

ABC will ring in the holidays with series and specials all season long, celebrating warmth, fun and family. From Thanksgiving through the New Year, ABC will be the place to go 'Home for the Holidays.' (more...)

Photo Flash: MainStage Irving-Las Colinas Presents Kander and Ebb's CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

MainStage Irving-Las Colinas opens its 2016-17 Razzle Dazzle season with the #1 longest-running American musical in Broadway history, CHICAGO. The production opens November 4 and runs through the 19 at the Irving Arts Center's Dupree Theater (3333 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving, TX 75062). All evening performances are at 7:30 p.m., with Sunday matinees at 2:30 p.m. Single tickets range from$21-31 and go on sale October 1 at the Irving Arts Center Box Office (972.252.2787/ Ticket discounts are available for seniors and students. (more...)

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra President Trey Devey Headed to Interlochen
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Following eight extraordinary years leading the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO), the Orchestra announced today that President Trey Devey will be stepping down in six months to assume the presidency of the Interlochen Center for the Arts, Michigan's largest arts institution. (more...)

MOonhORsE Dance Theatre Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Canada's Most Distinguished Veteran Dance Artists
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Older & Reckless, MOonhORsE Dance Theatre's celebrated series curated by Artistic Director Claudia Moore, celebrates the company's 20th season with its 39th edition featuring five renowned dance artists. Governor General award winner Margie Gillis (Montreal), dance theatre maverick Robert Desrosiers with cellist/singer Anne Bourne, acclaimed dancer/co-founder of COBA (Collective Of Black Artists) BaKari I. Lindsay, choreographer/director Charles Koroneho (New Zealand), and Claudia Moore in a work byApolonia Velasquez and Ofilio Sinbadinho (Gadfly), take to the stage Friday, November 11 and Saturday, November 12 for three shows only at Harbourfront Centre Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: EVANGELINE at Theatre Baton Rouge
by Tara Bennett - Oct 26, 2016

EVANGELINE has found her way back to Baton Rouge, and the resulting efforts were well worth the journey. (more...)

Matt Doyle, Jarrod Spector, Kelli Barrett and More Set for 'BROADWAY'S BABIES' Benefit for Children of India
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Join some of Broadway and TV's finest on Monday, November 21st at 7:30pm at The Cutting Room for the second performance of a new concert series created to help raise awareness and money for the children of the Shanti Bhavan Children's Project, produced by Kate Pfaffl (War Horse) and Ben Houghton (American Ballet Theater), with special guest host Natalie Joy Johnson (Kinky Boots, Legally Blonde). (more...)

BWW Review: THE SOUND OF MUSIC, New Wimbledon Theatre, 25 October 2016
by Gary Naylor - Oct 26, 2016

Gary Naylor sees a showbiz monument and finds that it's still as entertaining and as relevant as ever. (more...)

Cast and Creative Team Set for Bush & Shaffer's New Musical TROUBADOUR at Alliance Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Atlanta's Tony Award winning Alliance Theatre has announced the cast and creative team behind its upcoming world premiere musical, Troubadour, by playwright Janece Shaffer (The Geller Girls, Broke) with original music by Grammy Award-winning recording artist Kristian Bush. (more...)

Shalini F Wickremesooriya PHD Releases INVINCIBLE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Author Shalini F Wickremesooriya PHD believes that many people encounter individuals with disabilities often in their lives. They are either family members or part of the social fabric of communities. They are sometimes visible and sometimes hidden. However their Voices, although silent or ignored, are real. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016


THE MAGIC OF DISNEY LOVE SONGS Comes to the Morris Museum's Bickford Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Bring the family to the Morris Museum on Sunday, November 13 for an enchanting afternoon of Disney magic and love. Starring vocalist Alexis Cole and quartet, The Magic of Disney Love Songs, will be held at 2:00PM in the Bickford Theatre. (more...)

1812 Productions Honored with Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

1812 Productions is proud to announce that it is the recipient of the two 2016 Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre. (more...)

Jennifer Nettles to Host CMA COUNTRY CHRISTMAS on ABC , 11/28
by TV News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Multi-talented entertainer Jennifer Nettles returns to host CMA COUNTRY CHRISTMAS as some of the most powerful and emotionally moving Voices in music come together to celebrate the holidays. (more...)

Actors' Theatre Grand Rapids Opens Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT at Perfect Moment
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Green Day's emotional rock musical American Idiot may have been created in 2009, but America is ripe with the need for such a piece right now in 2016. How so? Green Day is on tour with their new album Revolution Radio and American Idiotthe musical has just received the green light from HBO to become a feature film. On top of it? America is yet again in a time of social and political unrest and chaos - we are crying out for new systems, change, and an answer on how to move forward. These are the same emotions that made American Idiot - both the studio album and the Broadway musical - the iconic pieces they are.  (more...)

NYC Department of Cultural Affairs Launches Public Engagement Process for CreateNYC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Today, the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs launched the public engagement process for CreateNYC, the City's first-ever comprehensive cultural plan. (more...)

Showt, the World's First Instant Global Voting Platform, Launches to the World
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016


Paulini to Play Leading Role in THE BODYGUARD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Producers John Frost, Michael Harrison and David Ian today announced that one of Australia's finest vocalists and performers, Paulini, will play the leading role of Rachel Marron in the Australian Premiere of the international award-winning hit musical THE BODYGUARD. (more...)

WILD WOMEN OF PLANET WONGO Extends Into December at NYC's Parkside Lounge
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

The 60s sci-fi immersive musical comedy Wild Women of Planet Wongo, a wacky B-movie inspired sci-fi comedy about two astronauts that land on a planet of beautiful warrior women who have never seen men, is extending its stay in New York through December 14, 2016 at Parkside Lounge (317 East Houston). (more...)

Scoop: Freeform - November 2016 Programming Highlights
by TV Scoop - Oct 25, 2016

Get all the scoop on Freeform - November 2016 Programming Highlights (more...)

Tim Finn to Perform 'White Cloud' at Arts Centre Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Tim Finn, legendary New Zealand singer-songwriter, member of Crowded House and founding member of Split Enz, will perform White Cloud - a musing meditative performance about family, identity and home - this January at Arts Centre Melbourne. (more...)

SAG-AFTRA Responds to Management Claims
by TV News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Despite what the video game employers restated today, SAG-AFTRA has not received a fair offer that would resolve our negotiations. (more...)

Suzanne Vega, NY Comedy Festival and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances for October 26 - November 6, 2016. Scroll down and visit for a complete list of shows! (more...)

9 Filmmakers Selected for Film Independent 2016 Producing Lab Film Independent Awards
by Movies News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and LA Film Festival, announced the producers selected for its 16 th annual Producing Lab. (more...)

Annette Warren to Return to New York at the Age of 94 in I AIN'T DONE YET
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Annette Warren, the 'secret' singing voice of Ava Gardner and Lucille Ball in such films as the MGM classic 'Show Boat,' and a nightclub, TV and recording star whose career spans the past 70 years, will make a long-awaited return to New York at the age of 94, with a special performance of her new one-woman show, 'I Ain't Done Yet' at Feinstein's/54 Below on Thursday, March 30 at 7:00 PM. (more...)

Artists from Across the U.S. and Around the World Tapped for UNDER THE RADAR 2017
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

The Public Theater has announced the exciting international line-up for the 13th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL, running January 4-15, 2017. (more...)

Scoop: NYC-ARTS 11/3 - 11/24 Airing on THIRTEEN
by TV Scoop - Oct 25, 2016

Get all the scoop on NYC-ARTS 11/3 - 11/24, airing on THIRTEEN (more...)

Opera Collective to Give Women a Voice with One-Act Opera THE PROPOSAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

This November, the MTA's Arts for Transit's Opera Collective comes above ground to produce an opera highlighting the mental and physical Voices of women, at a time when women struggle to be equally heard. (more...)

Holiday Classic IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE to Play Patchogue Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts (PTPA) is proud to present 'It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play,' written by Joe Landry, on Nov. 26, the Saturday following Thanksgiving, also known as Small Business Saturday, at 3 p.m. Joe Landry's fresh interpretation of this nostalgic classic is fast becoming America's favorite new holiday tradition. The award-winning adaptation has been named one of the top ten most produced plays in the country by American Theatre Magazine. (more...)

Shen Jun Movement Effect Presents 'Grit Of Soul'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

The Grit of Soul launches a love letter from Austin to the rest of the world, reflecting the experiences of someone living in both China and the United States.  "Grit refers to a kind of toughness. (more...)

The Ambrose School to Present THE HOPE OF CHRISTMAS Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

For the second year in a row, The Ambrose School's combined music groups, encompassing all K - 6 students along with the upper school choirs and orchestra, has received a generous grant from the Morrison Foundation and will present their traditional Christmas concert at the famed Morrison Center for the Performing Arts on December 6th at 7 p.m. (more...)

LOST VOICES to Explore Hurricane Katrina at HERE, Opening This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

EAGLE PROJECT will present LOST Voices, an evening of two World Premiere plays written by Larissa FastHorse and Elise Marenson both directed by Jessi D. Hill. LOST Voices is an evening of two short plays that explore how Hurricane Katrina uncovered America's darkest secrets. (more...)

The Landing Theatre Company Opens the Regional Premiere of THIS IS MODERN ART!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Following Houston's 2nd Annual Mural Festival, The Landing Theatre Company opens their first full production of the 2016-17 season with Idris Goodwin and Kevin Coval's This is Modern Art, originally commissioned by Steppenwolf Theatre and work shopped at The Kennedy Center for Performing Arts. (more...)

Christian McBride Trio to Bring SARAH VAUGHAN CELEBRATION to NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Sarah Vaughan Celebration with The Christian McBride Trio, Dianne Reeves, Lisa Fischer, and Sheila Jordan is set for Saturday, November 19, at New Jersey Performing Arts Center (1 Center Street, Newark NJ). (more...)

BWW Reviews: A Rockin' ROCK OF AGES in Carlisle
by Marakay Rogers - Oct 24, 2016

The 80's glam-rock comedy brought huge laughs to a large space at Carlisle. Fourth wall? What's a fourth wall? (more...)

Steppenwolf for Young Adults Announces Cast for MONSTER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) announces the complete cast for Monster by Walter Dean Myers, adapted by Aaron Carter and directed by Hallie Gordon. (more...)

Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj Becomes New Artistic Director of New Freedom Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

New Freedom Theatre is pleased to announce the appointment of Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj as its new Artistic Director.  Maharaj, who had served as Guest Artistic Director last season, is only the fourth full-time artistic director in the company's fifty year history, following foundr John E. Allen, Jr., Robert E. Leslie and Walter Dallas. (more...)

Dad's Garage Brings Their Beloved Kid's Show Back to the Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Dad's Garage kids show returns to the stage with "Foolio's Fun Club" - a show that will keep both children and adults laughing. This show uses G-rated Dad's Garage improv to create a new story every week. The kids make suggestions (just like a regular improv show), and they help shape the story as it moves along. "Foolio's Fun Club" features puppets, live actors in silly costumes, and lots of fun scenery. The kids get to tell jokes, interact with the performers, and laugh at the wacky stories. We've even tried to sneak in a few positive lessons into the show. Everything from table manners, to sharing, to being a good friend. "Foolio's Fun Club" provides positive, uplifting improv comedy for audiences of all ages. (more...)

October is Packed Full of NNPN Rolling World Premieres from New York to Alaska
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

(The) National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, celebrates an October filled with NNPN Rolling World Premieres (RWP), including Bars and Measures by Idris Goodwin at The Theatre @ Boston Court (playing until October 23); Pulp by Joseph Zettelmaier at Williamston Theatre (playing until October 23) and Know Theatre of Cincinnati (playing until October 27); Not Medea by Allison Gregory at Perseverance Theatre (playing in Juneau until November 6 and Anchorage November 11-20); Into the Beautiful North by Karen Zacarias at Central Works (playing until November 13); and Church and State by Jason Odell Williams at JCC CenterStage (Oct 22 - Nov 6). (more...)

Arizona Musicfest Presents The Midtown Men, The Original Cast of Broadway's JERSEY BOYS on Election Eve
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Arizona Musicfest will present The Midtown Men, The Original Cast of Broadway's Jersey Boys, who The New York Times described as having "the air of the Rat Pack, Motown and a nightclub act all rolled into one," on Monday, Nov. 7 at 7:30 p.m. at Highlands Church, 9050 E. Pinnacle Peak Road in Scottsdale.  (more...)

UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts Opens its Doors for a Glimpse Behind the Curtain
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts Annual Open House Presents a Backstage View to a World of Talent (more...)

San Diego Repertory Theatre to Take Part in AFTER ORLANDO
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) is pleased to present a staged reading of "After Orlando", an evening of short plays in response to the shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida. San Diego REP in association with Missing Bolts Productions (Blair Baker & Zac Kline, artistic directors) and No Passport Theatre Alliance and Press (OBIE-winner Caridad Svich, founder), welcome five local theatre companies who hope to send a powerful message to California voters. (more...)

TRIGGER, BLACK FRIDAY, 13 CLOCKS and More Set for The Revival This November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

The Revival, a new comedy theater in Hyde Park, announces its lineup of shows and events playing in November 2016. Inspired by the legacy of the Compass Players, The Revival brings improvisational comedy back to the same corner where it was invented in 1955! (more...)

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